collage film


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collage film

n.
A film that juxtaposes fictional scenes with footage taken from disparate sources, such as newsreels.
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Noun1.collage film - a movie that juxtaposes different kinds of footage
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
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proliferation of terminology for both the source material--including 'archival footage', 'found footage', 'stock footage', and 'recycled footage'--and for the films into which these sources are incorporated--including 'compilation film', 'found footage film', 'collage film' and 'appropriation film' as well as 'montage', detournement', 'mash-up' and 'remix'--is itself a signal that we need a new way of talking about these objects.
His dramas have included the Russell Crowe thriller State of Play and Roman adventure story The Eagle, while he also made big-screen documentaries like Marley and the innovative collage film Life in a Day.
Having approached The Fog of War through the function of 'voice', in particular Morris's own authorial voice, and through the genre of the compilation or collage film and how Nichols understands this genre in relation to historical knowing in film, it is possible to work towards a conclusion and some remarks that will take us back to the twin epitaphs that commenced this essay.
Bound for Sundance after its international premiere at Amsterdam, collage film "Journeyings and Conversations" reps old-school, verite-style filmmaking; well intentioned but ultimately flatly executed.